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No Caption Passing of Nancy Carter

PGCVFRA PIO, July 16

President Mark Trader and the Officers of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association send our condolences to the Carter family as well as the staff at M&M Fleet Service on the passing of Nancy Carter.

M&M Fleet Service has long been a trusted partner to all of our member companies by working to keep our apparatus repaired and ready to respond to our citizens calls for service.

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Seat Plaesant VFD Hosting July Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, July 07

The July meeting of the PGCVFRA will be hosted by the Seat Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday July 10th at Company 8 @ 7:30pm. All members of each Volunteer Fire Department in Prince Georges County are welcome and encouraged to attend.

We look forward to seeing everyone.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, July 01

The services we provide can be stressful on even the strongest in our Volunteer family. Always take time to look out for each other.
Asking for help is not a sign of weakness.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PP Chuck Walker Elected 1st VP of MSFA

PGCVFRA PIO, June 28

Congratulations to PGCVFRA Past President Chuck Walker on his election to the office of First Vice President of the Maryland State Fireman's Association.

Chuck is a Life Member of Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department Co.34, and has served in many positions at the Department, County, and State level.
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PGCVFRA PIO, June 08

The Officers of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association are saddened to learn of the passing of PGCVFRA Cheif Chaplain Emeritus Warren Litchfield. Chaplain Litchfield dedicated much of his life to serving the spiritual needs of our first responders and their families. We will all miss his prayers, guidance, and kind words.

We extend our condolences to the Litchfield family ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA & LA Ocean City Open House

PGCVFRA PIO, June 07

The annual Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Ocean City Open House is scheduled for Monday June 17th from 6 to 8 pm. Presidents Mark Trader and Kristi Harmon will be welcoming all of our members for the event at the Marina Deck which is located at 306 Dorchester Street, Ocean City, Md. We hope members attending the MSFA Convention join us.

Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, June 06

We all need to be aware of the dangers of PTSD in the Volunteer Fire and EMS service. It's important for us to look out for each other because one 1st Responder lost to suicide is one too many.

Thank you to the team from Badges United Foundation that took time for the presentation at our monthly meeting in March.

Please don't hesitate to ask for help...
https://badgesunitedfoundation.org/... (Full Story & Photos)

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Laurel VFD Co.10 to Host June Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, May 26

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our June meeting instead of Company 7. Our monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday June 12th at Partnership Hall. Partnership Activity Hall is located at 811 5th Street, Laurel Md. 20707. The meeting will begin at 7:30pm, with our hosts offering dinner prior to the meeting.
As always, all Volunteer Fire and EMS Volunteers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, May 24

As all of our Member Companies work to build Volunteer participation in the Fire and EMS system we strive for inclusion in a positive environment of all that are willing to dedicate themselves to serving the citizens of Prince Georges County. It is our goal to build a diverse Volunteer workforce to meet the needs of our citizens.

Statement from PGCVFRA President Mark Trader...

"As we are sure you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Maryland Fallen Firefighter Memorial

PGCVFRA PIO, April 14

The Maryland Fire & Rescue Memorial Service is scheduled for June 2nd in Annapolis. The honored will include a PGFD member. Please plan to have a representative of your department attend to help honor our fallen 1st Responders.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, April 07

The PGCVFRA Hall of Fame Committee has opened the submission period for 2019. Please take the time to look over your department rosters and honor those that have made major contributions of their time and effort to the Volunteer Fire Service at the Department, County, and State levels. All submissions must be on Department letterhead, signed by the Department Chief or President, and may be turned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bowie Places New Pumper in Service @ Co.39

PGCVFRA PIO, March 31

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department on placing a new Pierce Engine in service at Company 39 this morning. Thanks for bringing this new Volunteer Owned resource to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 29

The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department has recently stepped up their Recruitment and Retention efforts with the goal of building a strong future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in their community. All of our member companies are built on the foundation of protecting our neighbors lives and property. The Officers and Members are working to honor that history with a restoration of their antique ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company 1 Building Their Future

PGCVFRA PIO, March 25

We would like to take time to recognize the Officers and Members of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department for their dedication to building the future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in the City of Hyattsville. They are hard at work on several large projects to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County and meet the needs their Volunteers .They are in the process of constructing a new state ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 23

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Phillips family and all at Morningside Volunteer Fire Department.

Charlie dedicated 70 years of Volunteer service as a Life Member of Morningside VFD, past Prince Georges County Fire Commissioner, and long time member of the PGCVFRA Board of Directors. He will be missed by all.

The following is the memorial and repast information for Charlie Phillips.

Lee Funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

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